Park Hill looked the part of feared powerhouse early last season, flexing a deep and talented lineup in a difficult schedule.
Lamel Robinson, Desi Williams and Saadique Perkins will be well-known commodities.
Platte County won’t boast the flashiest lineup but expect the Pirates to compete again for hardware in Class 3.
Park Hill came so close to the proper ending for a special season.
Tyler St. Louis can feel the energy around the program, and some of the credit can go to his predecessor.
While a Division I talent returns, Park Hill knows a playoff return hinges on development.
As odd as the statement sounds, Chris Stubbs believes he returns more than five starters from last year.
Park Hill South came so used to success that some could interpret last year’s finish in the Misosuri State Swimming and Diving Championships a disappointment.
West Platte knew replacing Nealie Niemeier would be a big job. With two other players not back, the Bluejays have even more work to do.
A crew of mostly unknown commodities combined to find success a year ago.
Park Hill’s reason for optimism seems obvious. Last season, all of the Trojans’ qualifiers for the Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships were underclassmen.
Park Hill South experienced the ups and downs a year ago.
Tim Sutton should understand the challenge at this point.
Marnie Jenkins would be excited regardless of the task at hand.
The bad news: North Platte’s program hit a major slump last season. The good news: almost everyone returns including some developing talent that learned from a difficult schedule.
Despite another limited lineup, Park Hill South came agonizingly close to a breakthrough season in 2016-17.
Through all the losses, Dillon Higdon never lost his optimism last season.
MOBERLY, Mo. — Playoff victories shouldn’t come so easy.
A four-man signing class boasted three future Division I athletes and two baseball players Wednesday, Nov. 8 at Park Hill High School.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — The end came swiftly for Park Hill’s dream season.
Having a former teammate go to the Air Force Academy helped. Having that former teammate still on the roster won’t hurt either.
Two steady presences during Park Hill’s rejuvenation signed last week to continue their college careers.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Chip Sherman’s story didn’t end when he left Platte County. In fact, the legendary coach simply decided to add a few chapters to his legacy.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — West Platte didn’t even have a team until three weeks ago. By the end of the Class 1 Missouri State Cross Country Championships, the seven runners in the lineup earned a title very few expected.
JP Post emotionally urged teammates to focus on the task at hand.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The pieces fell into place, and the final puzzle took the shape of a state championship picture.
The largest qualifying contingent ever for Platte County left the Class 1 Missouri State Swimming and Diving Championships with plenty of history in tow.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — West Platte took another step forward in a slow progression but just missed a return to the podium in the Class 1 Missouri State Cross Country Championships.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Park Hill’s program hit a new high point Friday, Nov. 3.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Jackson Letcher continued to put his name in Platte County’s record books, even when he didn’t run his best race.
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